Tag Archives: Before

Govt should take CMs’ views before changing 15th Finance Commission’s terms of reference: Manmohan

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said the government should have taken chief ministers’ views before changing the terms of reference of the 15th Finance Commission, adding that unilateralism is not good for federal policy and cooperative federalism. Earlier in July, the Centre changed the terms of reference of the 15th Finance Commission and mandated the panel to suggest ... Read More »

Moto G7 to launch in Brazil in February, before MWC

The Moto G7 is shaping up to be a major release for Motorola as it relies on this model for a big chunk of its sales. Last year, Motorola globally launched the G6 lineup consisting of the Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus, and Moto G6 Play in Sao Paulo, Brazil in April. This year, Motorola is expected to take a ... Read More »

Amazon, Apple, Google to Testify Before US Senate on Data Privacy on September 26

Six major Web companies and Internet-service providers, including AT&T, Twitter, and Alphabet’s Google, will detail their consumer data privacy practices to a US Senate panel on Sept. 26, according to a congressional statement on Wednesday. The Senate hearing will give the six technology-related companies, which also include Amazon.com, Apple, and Charter Communications, “an opportunity to explain their approaches to privacy,” said US Senator John Thune, the Republican ... Read More »

Pregnant women with heart disease should give birth before 40 weeks

Female heart patients should give birth at no later than 40 weeks gestation, beyond that harm can be caused to the mother, new guidelines by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) recommends. Besides pre-pregnancy risk assessment and counselling, a delivery plan should be devised at 20-30 weeks, specifying vaginal or caesarean delivery, whether an epidural or forceps will be used, ... Read More »

Why men tolerate stress incontinence for years before seeking treatment

Men often tolerate stress urinary incontinence (SUI) for more than two years before seeking medical help, says a new study. One third of patients also put up with it for more than five years, it added. SUI occurs when physical activity or exertion — cough, heavy lifting, exercise — causes the bladder to leak urine. The study, published in the ... Read More »

Before You Munch, Know What’s Behind That Satisfying Crunch

If you are looking for a good excuse to eat a pile of chips, store shelves are brimming with them. It seems nearly everything in the produce aisle – whether it’s kale, snap peas, apples or bananas – now comes crisped, seasoned and packaged. Manufacturers seem to be hoping that Americans – approximately 90 percent of whom don’t get the ... Read More »

Rage 2 Trailer Leaked Before Official Bethesda Reveal

HIGHLIGHTS Rage 2’s trailer is out early courtesy of pre-roll ads on YouTube This follows Walmart Canada leaking the game’s existence Expect to see more at Bethesda’s E3 2018 event The trailer for Rage 2 has leaked. Sequel to 2011’s Rage it was first revealed via a listing on the Walmart Canada website. Now a trailer showing off what you can expect is now ... Read More »

Should you wet your toothbrush before using it?

Many aspects of life are debated about on social media, including the correct way to carry out daily practices. One of these topics has recently sparked a furious debate on Twitter – whether or not to wet your toothbrush before cleaning your teeth. Twitter user @envyteeee started the big discussion after posting the query on the social media platform. Many tweeted their ... Read More »

Ladies, get fit. Good health before pregnancy reduces gestational diabetes risk

Turns out, better fitness in before pregnancy, reduces the risk of gestational diabetes in women. According to a University of Iowa-led study, expectant mothers who were fitter before pregnancy, are at lower risk of developing gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes, a condition in which women develop diabetes during the last half of pregnancy, affects up to 14 percent of pregnant women ... Read More »

IRDAI bows before the Delhi High Court

After being chided by the Delhi High Court for turning a blind eye to how insurance companies are misusing the exclusion clause of genetic disorders in health insurance policies, the Insurance Regulatory and Developing Authority of India (Irdai) has asked insurance companies to remove genetic disorders from the list of exclusions in health insurance contracts. In a 19 March 2018 ... Read More »